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in the spotlight when it comes to immigration reform but a few leaders in virginia want the common commonwealth in on the law. >> reporter: the crash happened on august 1st. three nuns struck head-on. sister denise mozier died and two others were critically injured. it turns out the suspected drunk driver had two previous drunk driving convictions, was here illegally and facing deportation. we now know he was given a federal work permit, the document that allowed him to get a driver's license in the first place. prince william county police chief charlie dean wrote the department of homeland security saying, quote, i ask that this glaring gap in dhs policy be ended. the tragedy has reignited the fight over illegal immigration in the county after a crackdown that began three years ago. >> system is broken. >> reporter: chair cory stewart who is pushing for a statewide crack down said virginians can't count on the federal government. >> i don't expect dhs it do anything. they show no inclination to enforce the immigration laws, no inclination to deport criminal illegal aliens that pose a public s
of virginia. >> out of fairfax, virginia. >> chris: here is what he says. >> raising taxes right now which is effectively what you do when you allow the tax cuts to expire i think does real damage to a fragile economic recovery. >> chris: here is democratic congressman jerry connelly. you'll campaign with him today. >> a good friend. >> chris: he says the democratic leadership in the white house and in congress, dead wrong. >> here is how i heard that quote. can -- letting all the tax cuts expire might be a problem. that is not what the democrats want to do. they don't want to just let everything expire. they want to let the bush design tax cuts expire and put new tax cuts in place that are targeted for the middle class -- >> chris: he was talking specifically about the tax cuts on the wealthy. >> but again, not just letting the tax cuts expire that the democrats and the white house is talking about. talking about doing additional tax cuts as we have already done for individuals and small businesses but just targeting them. you know the economic argument on this, tax cuts in the middle cl
one -- virginia and maryland. then you have democrats that face tougher calls. chett edwards faces a tough race. these are members represent conservative districts. this may not be the year for them to save their seats. host: what will be the game plan for the white house to save the majority in the house? guest: to be very cold-blooded in their a look and where they need to invest in these races. decide where their money can make a difference. host: will the president be campaigning for individual candidates? will he stay clear and fund- raiser for them instead? what will he do? guest: i think you'll see president obama heading up the new york checkbox pretty soon. he will head up the los angeles checkbox. -- checkbooks. many of the conservative democrats -- and democrats in conservative districts, do not want to have the present campaign for them. the individualize their races. the distance themselves from the national party. host: the first lady is going to spend some of her political capital and carefully stepped into the campaign season. where do you expect to see her? guest:
dakota, texas, virginia who have filed these briefs in support of arizona. are they hate groups, too? >> eric, it shows that american people want a solution now. we have seen this year after year. what we need to do is have a solution. majority of americans included the fox july poll, they want a program that resolves this issue. instead of doing nothing, which is what fair has done, we have actually started to work to do something. and to find a reasonable solution. and to pass a law where the individuals will come out of the shadows and they'll be recognized for security reasons, too. we need to know who the people are in our country, also for security purposes. >> eric: dan, last word on the accusations and the -- >> obviously, all this woman is wants is amnesty. amnesty, amnesty. gets on here and throws name-calling and doesn't provide substantive evidence. i condemn the comments. the professional left is losing a tremendous amount of political ground on the immigration debate because they don't have ideas. we need to enforce our law. we don't need amnesty. we need states in the
the most vulnerable candidates. >> you have betsie marky in colorado and tom perriello in virginia and, you have a bunch who won office not long ago in 2006 and 2008 when democrats made the huge pick-ups because of public unhappiness with republican rule and they've picked up in a number of districts that were, basically, republican districts, districts that john mccain won in 2008. and, so, now that the political tide has turned, things are looking bad for them. >> julie: house speaker nancy pelosi issues an -- has a combined $218 million, is in the campaign accounts to help and save the majority and the party as u, only have so much money to pend and have spend and have a loevent daa lo endangered dems. >> if you look at the real clear politics charts and toss-ups, lean republican or likely republican, there are 65 democrats in seats like this, facing real races and the seats that are toss-ups and they lean democratics or likely democratic, there are four, count 'em, four, republicans who are in seats like that, and democrats have a lot more endangered seats to defend, and haven't done ba
get to calls approximately fred joins us from west virginia. you're on with charlie peters. caller: thank you very much for c-span for trying to do a better life for everybody. i have a president for president johnson. he had a speech in new york about immigration. he said that i made a new law that immigrants coming in u.s. has to be two cditions. one is he has to have a very close relative, and second, he has to have some kind of skill or know some kind of job. i know if they do that, the problem is going to be solved. host: talk about immigration. guest: the speech he refers to i'm not familiar with, but one of the tremendous accomplishments with johnson in my mind, as least, was the immigration bill of 1965, where for years, we had had a great wave of immigration around the turn of the century, but then congress had passed a very restrictive bill that for 30 or 40 years restricted immigration to people, pretty much to white northern europeans. itas almost impossible for meone from southern or eastern europe to get in, or from anywhere else on the planet. johnson open america up
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